What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file containing information, which is placed on your hard drive when you visit a site. Cookies are generated by a website's server, the information can then be used by the same server when you re-visit/use a website.
A cookie is like a ID card, in that it tells the website that the same user has returned.
When does Designer Carpet place cookies?
A cookie is placed whenever you visit a website.
- To improve the performance of our website by understanding which parts work well, and which don't.
- To deliver relevant online advertising to you both on our website and elsewhere. This is sometimes done by combining data that we already have about you with the data collected through Cookies. These Cookies are placed by us and selected third parties and enable adverts to be presented to you on our and third party websites.
- To measure how effective our online advertising and marketing communications are.
- To enable us to collect information about how you and other people use our website.
Are cookies dangerous?
NO. Cookies are just small pieces of text. They are not computer programs or viruses, so they cannot be ran as code or used to spread viruses.
How to delete cookies
Information about cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at: All About Cookies
Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: Your Online Choices